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Instructor, Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Illinois
Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Instructor, Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Variable appointment (51-100%)

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Requirements: The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent and have achieved ACVR board certification or completed residency training with credentials accepted by ACVR. Preference will be given to candidates with ACVR certification and an interest in teaching.

Duties: The University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for a highly productive and dynamic faculty member who will complement our diagnostic imaging team. This position will also have the opportunity to pursue opportunities with teleradiology companies.   This position will be based in Champaign, Illinois at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon joining our team, the successful candidate will provide clinical service in diagnostic imaging, contribute to clinical instruction of residents, interns, veterinary students, and communicate effectively with veterinarians throughout the Department. The University of Illinois is highly focused on faculty development and growth and will provide support for equipment and training to candidates with special interests or skills in these fields. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. The successful applicant will have the opportunity, if desired, to participate in clinically and scientifically relevant research projects. Our veterinarians have been integral in the creation of the new Carle-Illinois College of Medicine- the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine- leveraging advanced technology to train physician-innovators to deliver better, more compassionate and accessible care to patients worldwide. The candidate will have the opportunity to pursue teleradiology aspects in addition to their prescribed University work assignment.


The University of Illinois Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a full-service facility with newly equipped surgical suites and fluoroscopic capabilities. On-site services include digital radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography (16- and 128-slice), 3T MRI, radiation therapy, nuclear scintigraphy, Dual Energy X-Ray absorptiometry, gait analysis and physical rehabilitation. Percent time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidate’s appointment title.


Professional opportunities: The University of Illinois has a tradition of excellence as a Land Grant University and a Tier One Research University. The College of Veterinary Medicine is lauded for our unique clinically integrated professional veterinary curriculum and is supported by innovators in teaching, learning, course design, continuing education, and medical illustration. The College is also focused on advancing clinical, applied and translational research efforts across the college and university by developing quality relationships with world-class scientists and investigators. With these resources, the motivated candidate will find significant opportunity and support to craft a fulfilling and rewarding career.


Our faculty and staff provide broad public engagement through operation of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a regional primary and referral care center for the delivery of state-of-the art veterinary medical services. The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities and is nearing completion of an exciting, large-scale expansion of our surgical corridor and intensive care unit. Our faculty conduct discovery and provide instruction and service relevant to companion animals, horse, food and fiber animals, exotic, wildlife and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but also to the improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and ecosystem health. The University of Illinois is a premier public research university and is gaining recognition for its uniquely multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research environment.


The position is designed for candidates that are interested in the benefits of academia plus the options of working with a teleradiology team is comprised of board-certified veterinary specialists and other skilled professionals. The team has board-certified veterinary specialists that review and interpret animal imaging cases from around the world, every day, from all modalities. 


Personal opportunities: Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, including a rich experience of farm-to-table cuisine, music, art, all-season outdoor activities, and other life-enriching opportunities. In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received top rankings by Harvard University’s Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education for its pre-tenure practices promoting work and home balance.


Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience, qualifications and percentage of time committed to the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. This position will allow for financial remuneration from corporate teleradiology companies.


Starting date: as soon as possible after close of position


Application procedures: Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please create your candidate profile through Candidates are required to upload all application materials, including your letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for at least three references by February 28, 2022. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Additional information about the position may be obtained by contacting:


Dr. Laura Garrett, Chair, Search Committee

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois

1008 West Hazelwood Drive

Urbana, IL 61802-4714



University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.


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